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Matthew Hicks

Questions are being raised over the escalating cost of three highways projects in Suffolk.

Matthew Hicks

Calls for Suffolk County Council to formally adopt a policy backing the break-up of the region's mental health trust have failed to win support.

Matthew Hicks

A vow has been made that "lessons are learned" over a multi-million pound bridge scheme in Ipswich which was canned when costs dramatically escalated.

Matthew Hicks

Major proposals to build a huge £500million snow centre near Ipswich have won approval from council planners.

Matthew Hicks

More than £100million in savings have been made by Suffolk's councils in the last four years, it has been revealed, as the extent of funding pressures on the county has been revealed.

Matthew Hicks

Businesses set in Suffolk's most rural backwaters are set to get superfast broadband access thanks a £1.725m government windfall.

Matthew Hicks

The Conservative groups on Suffolk County Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council are each one member down after Haverhill councillor Paula Fox resigned from them to become an independent councillor.

Matthew Hicks

More details for a northern relief road in Ipswich is set to be published within the next three weeks, Suffolk County Council's leader has confirmed.

Colin Noble

Suffolk Highways has rebuffed claims that its responses to planning applications are not carried out properly, following concerns over a housing proposal in Eye.

Matthew Hicks

Much has already been said and written about the comments from Suffolk Coastal councillor Geoff Holdcroft about the "cesspit down the road" which was almost universally seen as dig at Ipswich.

Matthew Hicks

Suffolk Coastal deputy leader Geoff Holdcroft will retain his role at the council - despite sparking a row after appearing to describe Ipswich as a "cesspit".

Matthew Hicks

Suffolk County Council will review its contract commissioning and procurement of services in a bid to help prevent modern slavery.

Matthew Hicks

An announcement on whether the Upper Orwell Crossings will go ahead has been pushed back after council chiefs confirmed they were still pursuing funding.

Matthew Hicks

Suffolk MPs have been joined by county council leader Matthew Hicks in a new bid to secure government funding for a new by-pass around four villages on the A12.

Matthew Hicks

Millions of pounds of cutbacks for council services in Suffolk next year have been revealed - with homes facing further council tax rises for the next three years.

Matthew Hicks

People have been urged to "keep calm and carry on" by Suffolk's Conservatives amid fears the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the county's business and economy.

Matthew Hicks

Suffolk County Council has vowed to tackle period poverty - but fell short of committing cash to the cause.

Matthew Hicks

More potholes on Suffolk's roads are set to be repaired as part of a fresh purge of highways problems, according to roads chiefs.

Matthew Hicks

There are six weeks left to find the £43m needed to save the Upper Orwell Crossings, Suffolk County Council's cabinet has heard.

Matthew Hicks

Despite the Prime Minister telling this year's Conservative Party Conference that the age of austerity was coming to an end, bosses at Suffolk County Council aren't expecting a loosening of the purse strings anytime soon.

Theresa May

A campaign has been launched calling for Suffolk County Council to commit cash for free female sanitary products in schools for poorer families.

Matthew Hicks

The future of the Upper Orwell Crossing in Ipswich should be decided in December after the cost of the project increased from nearly £97m to £139m.

Paul Clement

A major new initiative, to help Suffolk companies bid for, and win, contracts from the public sector, has been launched.

Matthew Hicks

A vision to develop 160 homes in Stowmarket has been branded "the worst case of speculative application to exploit for profit" by planners.

Matthew Hicks

Utility companies will have to apply for a permit to enable them to carry out work on Suffolk roads as part of the scheme being brought in to prevent overly disruptive work.

Matthew Hicks

Local authorities should not expect much help from the government in this autumn's budget - that was the blunt warning from Suffolk County Council's finance spokesman at its cabinet meeting.

Matthew Hicks

The news that Suffolk is facing an £8m hole in its finances is hardly surprising - but will certainly set the alarm bells ringing for many.

Matthew Hicks

A commitment to rolling out superfast broadband to 98% of Suffolk has been announced - after project leaders ramped up delivery efforts.

Matthew Hicks

Former Stowmarket mayor and current county councillor Anne Whybrow has died after a long illness.

Matthew Hicks

The news that the construction of the Upper Orwell Crossing in Ipswich is "under review" by an independent consultant working for Suffolk County Council is likely to spell the death-knell for this exciting project.

Ben Gummer

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